The first of three diverse Christmas markets is Cologne, a historic city that boasts six Christmas markets scattered across the city in many wonderful locations, especially those against the backdrop of the imposing gothic Cologne Cathedral and the Alter Markt.
Day three starts with the traditional Christmas markets of Monschau, one of Western Germany's most beautiful towns, featuring half-timbered houses and a stunning setting. Finally, we include an evening visit to Merode Castle, a romantic venue for a remarkable Christmas market. Seeing the castle lit up by thousands of candles and torches and the Christmas village clustered in the castle grounds will be an unforgettable experience.
Day 1 - Germany. Journey to your hotel.
Day 2 - Cologne. Included full day excursion.
Day 3 - Monschau and Merode Castle. Included full day excursion.
Day 4 - Germany. Journey home.
You will stay three nights at the Hotel Sonnenhof in the heart of the Eifel Hills National Park, or similar. This hotel has en-suite bedrooms, a bar and restaurant where continental breakfast is served, as well as an indoor swimming pool and sauna.
With more than 180 convenient local joining points, travelling by coach couldn't be simpler.
All our tour coaches offer comfortable reclining seats, drinks facilities, dvd entertainment system and on-board toilet as a minimum. As we whisk you away to your chosen city break, themed or event tour, you can relax knowing you won't have to do any of the driving and your coach will be available for all the included transfers throughout your holiday, enabling you to make the most of the few days away.